- Electricity and Voltage
The standard electrical voltage in Hong Kong is 220 volts AC, 50Hz. The majority of electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-pronged UK-style plug (BS 1363 is one of the most popular standard). You can buy an inexpensive adaptor for your electrical equipment at most convenience stores.
May to August are hot and humid with occasional showers and thunderstorms, particularly during the mornings. Afternoon temperatures often exceed 31 Degree C whereas at night, temperatures generally remain around 26 Degree C with high humidity. There is usually a fine dry spell in July which may possibly last for one to two weeks, or for even longer in some years.
For more information, you may visit Hong Kong Observatory: https://www.hko.gov.hk/old_contente.htm
- Airbnb and Uber
Airbnb and Uber in Hong Kong is illegal!
- Pre-paid sim card
If you need a pre-paid sim card in Hong Kong. You may buy one in convenience store (7-11 or circle K). There are serval telecommunications provider you can choose, HKT, CSL, Three HK, CMHK and Smartone. In Hong Kong, buying pre-paid sim need not to show any travelling document. You only need to pay the cost of the card. Normally, 3 days 3 GB to access internet cost you HKD68.00 (only a reference price). For more information, you may visit:
- Money Exchange
In Hong Kong, exchange money is very easy, even you need not go to any bank. In Hong Kong, we have a kind of shop called “Money exchange shop”. You can exchange different kind of currencies, i.e.: USD, RMB, EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD, CHF, JPY, KRW.
- What apps you should download
Some apps may help you to travel in Hong Kong.